Programs

Patent Awarded: System and Method for Rendering a Distributed Location-Aware System

This patent is a distributed location-aware system that is able to efficiently exchange location data over large geographic areas without requiring a centralized server. See US 9,130,995 B1 for more information. Issued Sept 8, 2015, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Innovating the Paratransit System – Lessons Learned from Florida Case Examples

September 3, 12:00PM (ET) Innovating the Paratransit System – Lessons Learned from Florida Case Examples A research study investigated the impacts of technology on operational efficiency of Florida Community Transportation Coordinators (CTCs).  The challenges facing CTC staff are universal as trips have to be completed with no delays and customers have to be satisfied. Although demand is on the rise,

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CUTR Webcast Recording: A New Set of Equations to Address Urban Transportation: $ In = $ Out = Tolling for Transit

August 20, 2015 12:00PM (ET) A New Set of Equations to Address Urban Transportation: $ In = $ Out = Tolling for Transit Imagine a transit solution that provides relief for traffic congestion and pays for itself! By combining the individual strengths of transit and tolling, Bus Toll Lanes gives travelers a real choice by providing sustainable, competitive options.  Bus

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FAC Webinar Recording: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): A Paradigm Shift in Aviation

FAC Webinar Recording: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): A Paradigm Shift in Aviation

July 22, 2015 11:00AM (ET) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): A Paradigm Shift in Aviation This presentation in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) was designed to present the key concepts, attributes, challenges, and economic benefits associated with UAS integration in the National Airspace System (NAS). The UAS sector of aviation is one of the fastest growing and most dynamic segments within the

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Do as I say, not as I do: Observed compliance vs. stated understanding of pedestrian crossing laws in Florida

July 9, 2015 12:00PM (ET) Do as I say, not as I do: Observed compliance vs. stated understanding of pedestrian crossing laws in Florida The webinar will present part of the work conducted for the evaluation of the pedestrian safety focused initiative launched by FDOT in 2011. The evaluation includes the method and data collected during the observational and public

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Citizens or Customers? Transit Agency Approaches to Community Engagement

June 25, 2015 12:00PM (ET) Citizens or Customers? Transit Agency Approaches to Community Engagement This webinar provides insights into how various transit agencies around the United States engage their communities. There are many variations in how mass transit agencies view who their “community” is, and the steps they take to engage them in the public transportation policymaking process. Do transit

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CUTR Webcast Recording: What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Bypass (Part 2)

June 22, 2015 12:00PM (ET) What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Bypass (Part 2) The solution to transportation mobility needs on Florida’s Strategic Intermodal System (SIS) roadways in small- and medium-sized communities is increasingly a bypass. A bypass may impact land use and traffic circulation both directly and indirectly. Those impacts should be thoroughly analyzed and understood by the

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CUTR Webcast Recording: What do you do now for NTD sampling with Circular 2710.1A being withdrawn?

June 11, 2015 12:00PM (ET) What do you do now for NTD sampling with Circular 2710.1A being withdrawn? In a recent policy decision, the FTA rescinded Circular 2710.1A and no longer pre-approves the sampling plans in this circular. Giving the options of sampling every day, every other day, etc., these highly structured sampling plans had served many agencies over many

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NCTR Researchers Receive Patent for Automatic Trip Purpose Detection

On June 2, 2015, the United States Patent Office awarded Patent No. 9,047,384, System and Method for Automatically Determining Purpose Information for Travel Behavior to a team of researchers from the National Center for Transit Research (www.nctr.usf.edu) and College of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of South Florida. The patent is for an automated trip-purpose detection method that

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Go Hillsborough Public Forum

Through CUTR’s technical support to the New North Transportation Alliance (NNTA), a Go Hillsborough public forum is being hosted at the USF Tampa Campus. It is being held at the Engineering II Bldg. Hall of Flags on Tuesday, May 12, 8-9:30 a.m.  This free interactive workshop is not only for the NNTA membership of major employers in the USF area,

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New Ideas Conference from SPC Seminole Campus

On March 27th, CUTR Faculty member, Dr. Steve Polzin, participated on a panel session Senator Jeff Brandes, FDOT Secretary Boxold, County Commissioner Welch, and Congressman David Jolly. Video is available here.

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2015 Commuter Choice Certificate

The 2015 Commuter Choice Certificate schedule of online classes is now available at http://www.commuterservices.com/events/2015-commuter-choice-courses/. You can register and pay using the same link (scroll down on that page). Course Descriptions provides a brief overview and learning objectives for these courses. Note the course descriptions include courses not currently on the 2015 schedule. Not every course is taught every year. This certificate program

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